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The Woman At The Well

Believe it or not there are many cultural things happening during the encounter between the woman and the Lord. John 4:1 Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John— 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. 3 So he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. 4Now he had to go through Samaria.
As you can see from the map below the most direct route from Judea to Galilee is through Samaria. Not everything Jesus did was revelation he also used common sense.

5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.
The word translated by the well can and should be translated upon, Jesus sat down on the well. Mainly because he was tired you try tromping around Israel you might get tired to.
Now why does it mention that it was noon you may wo…

Three Words

There are 3 words that seem to cause no end of confusion in the word of God. They are trust, faith, and belief. Now when you translate from one language to another it can get confusing. If I say “to” do I really mean to, too, or two. It depends on the context and content of the sentence it is used in. Mark does that mean mark or does it mean Mark? It can be determined by the sentence. You can see why at times there may be confusion because of the words used.
In English sometimes it is determined by is this a noun or is this a verb or some other kind of word preposition, adjective or something else. So let’s see if we get any help there.
Let’s start with the word trust here is how Webster’s defines it
Here are its synonyms:

It is a noun. That means it is a thing not something where you take action. Okay so let’s see it from the word. This is just a few times from the word of God.
2Samuel 22:3 The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation,my high towe…

Figure of him to come; pt.3 The Reign


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